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Copper strong

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Hello

I have made copper braclet and i want to know how to make it stronger so it would not come apart. It has made by copper wier and then cut to small chains but i wanted to get the protective coating off so i had to heat it and now it is softend.

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You can work harden it by hitting it with a wood or rawhide mallet till hardened. You can also work it by bending back and forth ti;; you feel the desired resistance.

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Did you not read the thread that was at the top of this board when you posted this question? "How to harden copper" some good advice to be had there!

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